Annex I. Acronyms

BLG Biodiversity Liaison Group
CBD Convention on Biological Diversity
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women
CEPA Communication, Education and Public Awareness
COP Conference of the Parties
COP – MOP Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity serving as the Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
ECOSOC Economic and Social Council of the United Nations
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
GEF Global Environment Facility
GEF SGP Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme
GTF Gender Task Force
HR Human Resources
ILC Indigenous and Local Communities
ILO International Labour Organisation
IUCN World Conservation Union
JLG Joint Liaison Group
MDG Millennium Development Goal
NBSAP National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plans
NFP National Focal Point
NGO Non-governmental Organization
POA Plan of Action
SBSTTA Subsidiary Body on Scientific, Technical and Technological Advice
SCBD Secretariat Convention on Biological Diversity
TOR Terms of reference
UNDP United Nations Development Programme
UNEP United Nations Environment Programme
UNFPA United Nations Population Fund
UNICEF United Nations Children Fund
UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women
WEDO Women in Environment and Development Organization
WHO World Health Organization
WIPO World Intellectual Property Organization

  • United Nations
  • United Nations Environment Programme